Minnesota, Ohio State and Penn State Collect Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Minnesota's Lindsay Mable was named Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Minnesota's Lindsay Mable was named Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Jan. 28, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Sharaya Musser, Penn State
Sr. - Colorado Springs, Colo. - Pine Creek 

  • Recorded three first-place finishes and one third-place effort en route to the all-around title (39.525) in Penn State's meet with Iowa, No. 22 Pittsburgh and Rutgers
  • Won the all-around title and placed first on the vault (9.875), bars (9.875) and balance beam (9.925) and third in the floor exercise (9.850)
  • Led the Nittany Lions to a first-place team finish in the quad meet
  • Collects her 12th career Gymnast of the Week award and 15th weekly honor overall
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Sharaya Musser (March 19, 2012)  

Event Specialist of the Week
Sarah Miller, Ohio State
Jr. - Collegeville, Pa. - Methacton 

  • Tied her career-best score (9.950) for first place on the balance beam in No. 19 Ohio State's meet against No. 6 Nebraska
  • Also tied for first on the vault (9.925) and in the floor exercise (9.900)
  • Collects her third career Event Specialist of the Week award and 12th weekly honor overall
  • Last Ohio State Event Specialist of the Week: Sarah Miller (Jan. 21, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Lindsay Mable, Minnesota
Aurora, Colo. - Eaglecrest 

  • Finished first in the all-around (39.450) and placed in the top 10 in every event to help No. 12 Minnesota win its quad meet against No. 1 Michigan, No. 20 Central Michigan and Iowa State
  • Placed first on the balance beam (9.900) and in the floor exercise (9.925), tied for sixth on the vault (9.850) and tied for 10th on the bars (9.775)
  • Her scores on the balance beam and in the floor exercise were personal bests, which helped the Gophers to their first-ever win over a No. 1 ranked team
  • Picks up the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Lindsay Mable (Jan. 21, 2013)

 

 

2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 7         G: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (vault)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU
Jan. 14      G: Joanna Sampson, Jr., MICH
                   E: Kayla Slechta, Jr., MINN (vault)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU
Jan. 21      G: Emily Wong, Jr., NEB
                   E: Reema Zakharia, Jr., MICH (floor exercise)
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (floor exercise)
                   F: Lindsay Mable, MINN
Jan. 28      G: Sharaya Musser, Sr., PSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (beam)
                   F: Lindsay Mable, MINN